February 25th, 2013 by Christen
Melanie Fiona performs at Connect, Inspire & Heal Summit
Last week, hundreds of leaders from domestic violence prevention organizations came together for Verizon’s Day to Connect, Inspire and Heal Summit in NYC. A Day to Connect, Inspire and Heal, hosted by Verizon and leading national organizations, sparked a national conversation about domestic violence prevention and awareness and to drive solutions to this critical issue and featured tons of information and entertainment.
Verizon’s Day to Connect, Inspire and Heal Summit with Twitter
Verizon discussing HopeLine mobile donations program which benefits domestic violence awareness
Verizon’s A Day to Connect, Inspire and Heal Summit attendees
Hosted by Grammy Award-winning artist Donald Lawrence the Verizon’s Day to Connect, Inspire and Heal Summit featured panels and discussions with Daniel S. Mead (Verizon Wireless President/CEO), Christi Paul (New Anchor CNN/HLN), William Gay of the Pittsburgh Steelers and an inspiring performance by R&B Grammy Award-winning artist Melanie Fiona.
Melanie Fiona performs
Melanie Fiona performs “Give It To Me Right”
Melanie Fiona performs “Change The Record”
Performing songs like “Give It To Me Right”, “Fool For You” and “Wrong Side Of A Love Song” Melanie Fiona inspired the audience and shared her message of change and healing.
A Day to Connect, Inspire and Heal undoubtedly sparked a national conversation about domestic violence and to drive solutions to this societal issue affecting millions. Conversations ranged from engaging men and boys as part of the solution to working with youth to prevent teen dating violence. For more information on the A Day to Connect, Inspire and Heal Summit visit https://www.verizoninsider.com/DVPsummit
October 15th, 2012 by Fashion Staff
Taking time to honor those who have survived or are battling Breast Cancer is always fashionable. Even if you don’t know anyone personally, there are many great ways to support the cause. Over the weekend, Toyota Racing supported Breast Cancer Awareness Month with fashionable pink stock cars, t-shirts, hats and more! This month there are hundreds of great brands that are donating a portion of their proceeds to Breast Cancer. And who doesn’t love a great reason to shop?! Be sure to check out the Breast Cancer inspired shopping guide below.
Splurge! (This is the time to dig deep into your hearts and wallets ladies & gentlemen.) Making a sacrifice to support a good cause adds a little extra in your karma piggy bank. Show your support and that you care to someone you love. This is a fun way to promote Breast Cancer Awareness. Why not shop for a cause and feel good in the process? With the holidays rolling around shop ahead and get all your stocking stuffers now.
Overkill the pink. Adding a dash of pink in your daily wardrobe goes a long way. You don’t have to done a pink shirt, pants, scarf, hat and more at the same time to show support. Spread the love by wearing pink polish and sporting pink accessories spread throughout the month and be a long-term supporter of Breast Cancer Awareness.
Find and buy brands that you already know and love. Shopping for a cause should still make sense. There is undoubtedly at least one beauty and fashion brand that has something for you. Brands like OPI, MAC, Michael Kors, Ann Taylor, Vera Wang have made a effort to support Breast Cancer Awareness with fashionable products & accessories that donate a portion of the proceeds to the cause. So what are you waiting for? Get shopping!